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announcer: news 4 today starts now. right now on news 4, winds will be picking up on this sunday. you are looking at wind gusts right now on your screen. if you are headed out to the st. patrick's day parade in the district yeah you might want to grab the jacket. good morning and welcome to news 4 today. i'm adam tuss. >> i'm kristin wright in for ang gi. >> the magnitude 2.8 earthquake hit after 2:30 this morning. no reports of injuries. let's get straight to storm team 4 meteorologist. she had more on that and the forecast today. what's going on? >> where the earthquake happened between fredericksburg and
charlottesville, virginia. south of the d.c. area. the magnitude 2.8 earthquake meant some felt it but there wasn't damage. we'll continue to track the story and bring updates throughout the morning. on to the weather. the temperatures now are okay. it's chilly not frigid. good news there. temperatures right now in the mid to upper 40s for the most part. 48 is the temperature in washington. 46 in frederick, as well as leesburg. the winds will pick up during the early morning hours. they are already noticeably breezy even windy in parts of frederick, hagersdown and winchester. the winds, you are going to notice them throughout the day but plenty of sunshine. more clouds to the north of the district. sky cast 4 showing you the cloud cover throughout the day today after early morning cloudiness. overall, mainly sunny skies. with the winds, it will feel cooler. i'll let you know what it will
feel like throughout the day in a bit. >> thanks. we are working out to find out the condition of a man who collapsed singing the national anthem. a man was half way through the song when he fell to his knees. two high school teams were about to play with thousands of fans in the stands. >> the student body stood up and started singing the song. they did a rendition. in honor of him, actually. >> how did you feel about that. >> it was stirring. >> we obtained the video where you can hear the fans singing. we don't know what caused the man to collapse. we are working to find out his name. >> today, you will see a lot of green along the national mall to celebrate st. patrick's day. the 44th annual parade will step off at noon. this year the theme is irish heart in the nation's capitol. here is a look at the route. it goes down constitution avenue
between 7th and 17th street in northwest. st. paddy's day is tuesday. the work begins at 9:00 tonight in alexandria. the white house is telling the senate to back off from nuclear negotiations with iran. president obama's chief of staff sent a letter to senators saying in part we do not believe the country's interests are served by congressional attempts to weigh in prematurely on this ongoing international negotiation. last week republican senators sent a letter to leaders in iran saying any deal with the u.s. may not survive through our next presidency. the white house says interference could prevent any agreement to stop iran from developing nuclear weapons. more u.s. forszs will remain in afghanistan than first thought.
while no final decision has been made the obama administration is abandoning plans to cut forces. military leaders argued for more troops to go after what's left of al qaeda and trap isis militants. 2,000 u.s. troops are going counterterrorism missions there. everything is back to normal at dulles airport after power outages. power was cut in all four concourses. united voluntarily delayed departures. it lasted three hours. we are learning more about the damage from one of the pacific ocean's most powerful storms ever. death and destruction to the nation of vanuatu east of australia. flights are set to resume tomorrow. kelly has more on the damage. >> reporter: the first images
from the south pacific islands of vanuatu. trees shredded boats slammed to shore. >> the wind was so strong. the wind started to come in and everything there were glass windows smashed. >> reporter: the united nation's children's industry said half the population was affected. more than 100,000 people including 54,000 children. there are unconfirmed reports of remote villages wiped out. >> the wind was howling through the bedroom. i'm in the bathroom. >> reporter: this was recorded while riding out the storm. >> i'm listening to the roof listening. this isn't fun. i'm holding on for dear life. all i can do is think about the people who have no shelter. this is going to be a horrific humanitarian disaster.
we need your help. >> reporter: the president, braced for the worse, is asking other countries for aid. >> i'm speaking to you with a heart that is heavy. >> reporter: this image from nasa was taken before it reached port villa. the pacific island nation was a vulnerable target with homes made of wood and tin and few places strong enough to survive the storm. with power out and phone lines down the full extent of the damage is not yet clear. relief agencies are preparing for a major operation. >> terrible. here at home a new place to shop in arlington. the county board approved a high-rise with retail and underground parking. it will go up near the courthouse metro station. the board also did something else. they made a change to make fighting parking tickets easier in arlington. for certain citations, appeal drerktly to the county manager
instead of waiting for a date in court. it's official. the city of alexandria approved plans for the old dominion boat club. the existing boat club on king street will be rezoned to make way for a new waterfront park. the decision follows a lengthy debate. >> street sweeping starts up in the district tomorrow. remember you have to start following these, the red and white parking signs or risk toeing or a fine. the d.c. public works pushed back the start date at least twice for the snow to melt. a virginia couple will be in court for allegedly attacking another couple. they are accused of attacking her former boss and his wife last year after she was fired. thursday the case of a man charged with three murdered in alexandria will be in court again. attorneys will discuss whether he's competent to stand trial.
he is charged with killing three people in alexandria over a span of ten years. time is 6:07. the act of mother nature forcing people out of their home and leaving a trail of destruction to clean up. >> if you are going to be outside, grab a jacket. the breeze will pick up. amelia segal is timing when the wind gusts will reach their peak, coming up.
for some reason the driver ran through the signal as the train was coming. take a look at this a landslide damaged homes in karls charleston west virginia. they worried about further slippage. the landslide forced several people from their homes. >> we are fortunate all we are dealing with today is the wind. >> exactly. it's not the kind of wind with power outages. you hope to get one nice weekend day. >> yesterday was wet, today will dry it out. >> there's the silver lining. temperatures are not going to be too bad. if you are heading out and about, grab the warmer sweatshirt you have. the weather having a low impact on your day. it's nuisance winds. traveling, dry roads at this point. exercising outdoors you need the spring gear warmer gear
long-sleeved shirt. heading out to run errands, a light jacket and sunglasses. early morning cloudiness gives way to plenty of sunshine overall, throughout the day. here is a look at the current temperatures. 40 in bowie. it's a cooler spot. 45 in reston and 47 in warrenton right now. stepping out the door it's chilly. winds, for most of us aren't bad yet. they are going to pick up around 8:00 9:00 a.m. this morning. the winds are calm in washington. tracking higher winds to the north and west of the district. high temperatures today, warm into the 50s. when you factor in the winds this high of 56 in d.c. it feels like 50. temperatures feeling five degrees cooler than the thermometer says throughout the day today. 50 for a high in hagerstown. 53 for a high temperature in easton. again, by this afternoon, mostly sunny skies. this is sky cast 4 showing you what the sky is going to look like at 11:00 a.m. today.
only a few passing clouds here. i'm showing you this shot because this is where the st. patrick's day parade will take place. the parade takes place at noon. as you find your spot a temperature around 50 by the time the parade is wrapping up. temperatures low to mid-50s. tomorrow ift's warmer. a high temperature of 64 degrees. there are going to be plenty of clouds around throughout the day tomorrow. partly to mostly cloudy skies for the morning and midday hours. getting into the afternoon and evening hours, cloudy skies, but 7:00 p.m. when you are getting home from work temperatures still 62 degrees. i don't know about you, but i'm loving the later sunsets. st. patrick's day on tuesday, a high temperature of 55 degrees. a breezy day. plenty of clouds isolated shower about 20% chance that happens. then cool wednesday, thursday and friday guys with high temperatures around 50 degrees. >> all right. that sounds beautiful.
>> i'll take every bit of that. >> yes. up next "reporter's notebook." >> we are back in 15 minutes with more top stories. good morning, welcome to reaborters notebook. i'm pat lawson muse. the race to replace mccull ski getting interesting. donnaedwards announced plans to run in 2016. edwards, who represents maryland's fourth district is the first african-american woman in congress. edwards will face chris van hollen who represents the eighth district endorsed by the montgomery county council and harry reid. they are just the first two to formally announce. talk about the race. >> you can see elijah cummings is thinking about it. you have anthony brown.
even though he didn't win his gubernatorial race. the bottom line is and i think we all realize this is that you are going to have so many that in the primary and with low voter turnout in the primaries, they may cancel each other out. the one probably with the most money and the best name and the most popular -- and, of course the best machine would be the one to win. >> bremante how do you see the race? >> he's up in annapolis meeting with former legislatures in the senate and the house. he has the money and the name recognition. so does donna edwards. the thing with van hollen is he's such a player on the hill with the democratic party that he's positioned himself for this run. but, edwards is a viable candidate even though she started off her campaign having
virginia as part of the map on the state of maryland and realized that's not part of maryland. if cummings getting in kathleen kennedy tounsend it's going to be great to see. >> dave? >> somebody else better get in the race quick, if they want to or else they are going to get left by the sideline. there's momentum building for these two. while they have national stature, we don't know how they will play out in the nooks and kran anies in maryland. will they have a message that a lot of marylanders aren't making a lot of money. it's tough for them to live. they are worried ability a job, if they haven't lost it already. donna edwards, will any other democrat appeal to that? as far as the race goes now, these two jauger naughts are
there and it's for anyone else to catch up. >> is it creating a ripple effect? >> edwards is going to open up. all of the names are coming out. a former council person from prince george's county. the former lieutenant governor anthony brown, his name has come up. so a lot of folks are sort of looking at this. glenn ivy, that's going to be interesting, too. they are prominent folks, in their own right, but how do they stand out? how do they break from the pack? >> it comes across as you start listing the names, they are all good candidates. they are all good people, strong records, voting records. how much money is out there? >> yeah. >> i mean this is a major media market. when you start getting a lot of candidates it's going to be the one that is seen on the tv screen a lot. >> yeah.
the message means a lot. money is going to mean a lot in the campaign. >> don't write him off, maryland's former governor o'malley thinks hillary clinton is a candidate for president. he appeared on "morning joe" suggesting he could get a closer look from party activists. when asked about democrats seeing no alternatives to clinton. he said maybe that's the way it is today, implying that could change. >> well what else would he say? i mean the reality is everyone knows he's going to run. i tend to think, though he runs a good race. he may position himself for vice president because of his age and experience but, you know mosw that with the money that hillary clinton has gathered and potentially to get more she is the odds favored to take the party. it's almost going to be a coronation. >> doesn't this get back to what we taked about in the beginning?
she seemed like she was the odds on favorite eight years ago or ten years ago. she wasn't. o'malley may be looking at that saying we have seen this template before and some guy named obama came in and ran with it. maybe he's trying to set himself up as that type of candidate beyond the vice president. >> despite this e-mail flap it looks like it's more than a flap the odds are hillary clinton will have the democratic nomination at some point. martin o'malley would probably like to be vice president. the question remains very very open on that. an even deeper question is what kind of -- does he have a chance against hillary? most people think not. a lot of people think he ought to reconsider the senate. >> make a point about the flap real quick. jonathan capehart did a piece. it's not playing out. it's an in the beltway
discussion opposed to across the country. d.c. police shortage. cathy lanier said the department can't keep up with the rate of retirements and officers quitting. she's looking to civilianize positions. bremante bremante last year 309 left the force. most of them were not retiring. a lot of them just left. talk about the challenge facing the department. and its efforts to keep police officers. >> that's the issue that the police department is going to have to deal with. why are they leaving? once you figure out why they are leaving before early retirement how can we stem the tie? do we increase the pay? do we have more benefits? do we change the shifts they are working? also remember this point, pat, this is important. back 25 years ago, they had a
mass hiring of d.c. police. i think they hired 1500 all right? increased the d.c. police by 40%. what happens when it's time for retirement? boom you lose 40%. even though some aren't leaving because of retirement you have a mass amount leaving for retirement and then you have those who are younger officers leaving, going to the suburbs where their families may be. or where they want to be. it's less beaurocracy. >> joe, dave i can hear the police union saying i told you so. >> it's a problem, you can't paid attention to it. what do they do about it? you outlined the possibility. more pay, different work shifts. making it more equitable for the force. there's something currently in the mix out there that makes people not want to stay with the police force. is it leadership? lanier is credited by most as being an excellent police chief.
is it middleman ageagementmiddlemanagement? it just isn't the same. something is going on. >> you get a lot of overtime in d.c. as one who participated in protests and we kept officers writing reports. i'm being somewhat facetious about that. you are right. they are going to have to go back to the drawing board. this may be a problem city council is going to have to look at it as it relates to the budget. >> gotta take a break. be right back. stay with us. a new form of innovation is taking shape, bringing media and technology together for more people. together is more wi-fi access in more places.
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with it. >> i don't see how they can keep going. if they stop it you lose $200 million. you have streetcars on fire streetcars running into parked cars on the side of the road. it's been delayed a year. you had three administrations working with this. the chief of transportation says it's disorderly there's no strategy. there's a lack of data. throw that into the mix and say how does it equal the program? >> do you think it would be wise for her politically to kill it? >> good question. with all the infusion of young folks and, you know younger people spending a lot of money, going down to the bars all the money that's made there and the idea of catching a streetcar, that constituency might be offended. it's a tough call. >> it's a growing constituency as you well know. yes, it's a lot of money.
no ifs, ands buts about it. i tend to side with dave on this. you have to figure out how to get it to work do it. you are going to spend more money, but i don't believe it's insurmountable. that's what i think we are not hearing. people are saying it's not insur insurmountable insurmountable just it's expensive. >> for the first time in decades african-americans lost their majority status among voters and for the first time in four decades, voters between 25 and 34 outnumbers senior citizens. what do you read in these numbers? >> pardon me for interrupting that confirms as i said before. the thinking is did the election have the energized the young folks and once that settled, will they receive back into whatever else they are doing and not vote? they don't know yet. it is certainly an interesting fact the way this has happened
and the way this group, this rational for these people has come forward. >> we used to call it chocolate city. remember the popular song? now it's chocolate chip. i say that affect natalie. here is the reason why. young people now cannot afford to live in suburbia. it's expensive. the cost of fuel is expensive. what they are doing, not just in washington d.c. this is happening all over america. they are moving back into the city. the price is right. and this is where the jobs are. >> can i argue the price isn't quite right? >> compared to montgomery county and suburbs, they can't put 30,40,50 $60,000 down on a
house. when you can take half of that get a nice row house, fix it up and the metro system is focused inside the city. >> i think that's part of the counter argument. they are moving into the city. so that old base and mostly african-american voters that were the linchpin voters there, they are being marginalized. they can't afford to stay in the city. so, you have this paradox that pryces are going up in d.c. we see the change in the d.c. council. the majority of the d.c. council right now is white. it's a changing demographic of the city and may change policy. >> there's no more affordable housing. >> the big question is as to the young people's viability, when they get married have children stay in the schools. many i know this is what i know they go to montgomery or fairfax. >> they are doubling up on the
expensive housing. a lot of folks don't know that. they double up. that's how come they can move into these areas. >> quickly, what do you think of the 44 former attorney's general urging a federal appeals court to toss out bob mcdonal's corruption? >> the argument before bob and maureen is they are moving in on something. this is making every nice thing we do or convenient thing we do illegal. that's exactly the argument the attorney's general have bought. >> joe, they say the convictions were based on access nothing more. blurred lines between common political courtesy and corruption. >> i don't think the average citizen of virginia would get the same court see or same consideration. i think this is for lack of a better term a good ole boys club and they are all taking care of each other.
>> they say innocuous behavior. my question is why did they come out? did mcdonal and his defense attorneys go out and reach out to them? this is the same argument they made in court and now this comes out. i would just be interested to see what letter went out and bob mcdonal being a former attorney general of the state. >> thank you, gentlemen. thank you. that's reporters nosbook. i'm pat lawson muse. stay with us. news 4 continues. announcer: news 4 today starts now. good morning. welcome back to news 4 today on this sunday morning. i'm adam tuss. >> yesterday, it was rain. today, we are drying off with some breezy weather. >> yeah. we'll take it. amelia segal is in for chuck. are we going to see sun out there? >> we are going to see some sun,
but cloudiness during the morning hours. by midday and afternoon hours, plenty of sunshine across the area. right now, the temperature coming in at 48 degrees. i am tracking clouds. the wind is not an issue in the d.c. metro area but to the west we are tracking gusts of 15 to 30 miles an hour. you will start to notice winds everywhere by about 8:00 a.m. or 9:00 a.m. this morning. here is how temperatures slowly warm but nicely warm throughout the morning and early afternoon hours. by 10:00 a.m. pushing 50 degrees. 1:00 p.m. 53. when you factor in the winds, feels 10 degrees cooler. because of the breezy conditions the weather having a low to moderate impact on your day. warmer tomorrow. in maryland a van ran over a little girl while she was crossing the street with her grandmother. she was 2 years old and didn't
survive the crash. her grandmother was hit, too. it happened in bowie. >> debris path and, you know it's a shame. people really do need to slow down here. yeah. pay more attention. >> police say the person driving the van did stay there at the scene. we are following a developing story in southern brazil. a tour bus plunged into a ravine killing as many as 51 people on board. right here, the aftermath in the mountains. rescue crews getting to survivors and recover bodies several hours after the bus went down 1300 feet off a cliff. investigators say the bus driver may have lost control on a curve. >> we know the names of two men d.c. place say robbed several banks. the fbi is investigating whether
thomas george and dewitt hall are the black hat bandits. a spring of robberies of men wearing fake beards sunglasses and black hats. they caught them in northwest d.c. a college student is recovering in the hospital after a dorm room dispute. his roommate was arrested at morgan state university in baltimore. the partner station says they were arguing over whether their room was clean. they went one step further with a pair of scissors. the student is expected to survive. investigators are trying to figure out what a person was doing on the tracks when a train hit and killed him. it happened in baltimore county. 300 passengers were transferred to an amtrak train. the name of the victim has not been releeszed. >> working to keep you and your family safe at the mall.
deputies are conducting a shooter drill in fredericksburg. the training exercise starts at 8:00. coming up in the week ahead, another person is expected to say she's running for the house of representatives from maryland. she will announce her plans tuesday, according to "the washington post." she's a democrat. she'll run for current representative donna edwards seat. edwards is running for the senate. prince charles and dutchess camilla will visit. wednesday they will visit memorials. it's a busy day for them. thursday they will meet with president obama. >> camilla will meet with the d.c. sexual assault committee. they hope it will bring attention to the crime of sexual assault.
the duchess of cornwall will meet with advocates for victims of sexual assault. she champions the cause in the uk as well. >> the visit is exciting. we hope it will help us shine a light on our process in d.c. >> reporter: she leads the district's sexual response team to give survivors a place to get through, services to get through the physical emotional trauma of rape. >> didn't hit me until i got home. i thought i think i was raped and he drugged me. >> the washington hospital for help where the team is placed. >> 30 minutes later, my advocate showed up and was there with me the entire team. >> camilla will race awareness of sexual assault. they treated 396 in 2012 365 in
2013 and 402 last year. >> seek the services you deserve and need be it medical, forensic evidence collection emotional support, legal support. >> reporter: evidence kits for victims who decide to involve the police. that is a choice here. maria did report it. she's troubled the man she says raped her in 2012 was never charged. still, she is recovering day by day. >> today, i'm better than two and a half years ago or even a year ago. >> the team encourages survivors to come to them minutes, hours, weeks or years after they are violated. >> d.c.'s sexual assault team works out of med star victims but will help out of any hospital. coming up danger after lift off. what a passenger caught on camera that forced an emergency landing. a live look outside on a
well this morning, we are learning the white house is stepping up pressure on republicans. >> that's right. a letter warns congress to back off from nuclear negotiations with iran. >> joining us to talk about this moderator of "meet the press," chuck todd. this is a high stakes showdown. we are not talking a small matter we are talking iran and
nuclear weapons. >> we are. let me describe the letter a letter from the chief of staff to one senator, the republican senator who is chairman of the senate relations committee. it was assigned to 75 senators talking about wanting to essentially vote on a deal the president negotiates with iran. this is a letter they signed. this is separate from that. this is a letter the white house is warning, hey, don't get too involved in this. it will not only undermine this president, but future presidents. >> is this unusual? >> a bit in this case. when you have a major foreign policy divide and we do on the issue of iran this does percolate up. it's not often you see this kind of divide. we are. and it's going to be -- we'll see. this is the week. it's a critical week for the deal. >> let's talk about the hillary clinton e-mail controversy. what impact if any, could this have on her run for president?
>> i think it's a couple things. one, it's no way to start your campaign. she's two or three weeks away from announcing her candidacy. this is in a cloud that lingers. the other part is boy, congressional republicans feel as if they got something. they are kind of a dog with a bone and they are sitting there and keep going. you are going to see another committee decide to start an investigation on the e-mails. it gives them -- it feels like they have credibility. they found something. they discovered a secret server that the obama white house knew nothing about. >> this could play into the benghazi ordeal correct? >> it could. this is why the clinton's feel confident. they always go too far. the benghazi committee, are they going to find anything new? they found out about this e-mail server but is there anything new to the situation or does it
look like they are trying to tarnish a presidential campaign? there's a fine line. >> the secret service had a rough week. they have been in the spotlight. what is your take on that? they had a change with leadership. >> they did. the administration did everything asked of them. congress has done everything you can imagine. they have held the hearings and done the investigation. if there was one mistake that the white house is wondering they made is when they decided to name a former secret service guy the head of the secret service. they said you have to bring in a guy from outside. this was insular. two guys drunk, driving into the barrier at the white house. to other secret service agents wanted to arrest them. their boss said no no no, let them go. that's the culture they were supposed to get rid of.
that shows they have a lot of work to do. >> tell us what is coming up on the show. >> the former chief, mike mullen. could we be defeating isis without iran's help? two senators, tim kaine from here in virginia on this. i guess we are talking a lot of pen pals. a lot of exchanges of letters. barney frank dealt with a new memoir. we have that. >> a lot of interesting ground to cover for sure. >> that's for sure. >> see you then. "meet the press" on nbc after news 4 today. a blowout forced a united airlines plane to make an emergency landing in denver colorado. watch closely. you can see when the tire hits the pavement it is shredded. yikes. this is cell phone of the emergency landing. the flight was on the way to kansas city. shortly after take off, the tire blue and pilots forced to bring
the plane down. it landed safely. the runway closed while crews towed the plane off. this morning, rivers in ohio are expected to hit the highest, most dangerous levels as melting ice floods the area. it is a result of record snowfall there. stephanie gosk shows us what they are dealing with today. >> reporter: what happens when you take all that ice and add all this rain? rivers can't handle the pressure. in vermilion, ohio the water is spilling over the banks and keeps rising. the high water is closing roads and invading homes. >> it came inside my house about three feet in my house. destroyed everything. i'm terrified. yeah i'm scared. >> reporter: along major rivers in the eastern third of the u.s. from up state new york to louisiana, there are flood alerts. the region experienced record breaking cold and must deal with a dangerous thaw. >> we haven't seen things this bad in a long time.
>> reporter: river ice can be a formidable enemy. ice breaks up and large chunks create jams. the water has nowhere to go but up and over the banks. when the ice breaks free it can be destructive. >> the concern is for the businesses and homes along the ohio river. >> reporter: so far, ohio is feeling the brunt of the thaw. the winter cold may be over but the winter woes won't let go. the man who led the campaign to legalize marijuana in the district is getting a special honor. "the washington post" reports d.c. mayor bowser adding d.c. license plate 420 in reference of the drug. it was behind the ballot initiative that passed last november. >> here is a good indicator spring is nearly here. take a look alt these sneakers. they have cherry blossom patterns on them. look at them.
a adidas and rebach have them. we'll put a link up. the j wall 1 shoes cost $115. they are available starting friday. guess why. first day of spring i'm happy to say. >> one thing that never changes with sneakers they are expensive. the big thing when we were little were the air pumps. remember those? they were the biggest thing ever. >> and the lights in the sneakers. >> now cherry blossoms. >> i looked when the peak bloom is expected just under a month away. at least winter is trying to loosen its grip a little bit. the climate prediction center is saying that our end to march, so the end of this week and then right on through the last few days of march, temperatures most likely will be below normal. normal is now 57 degrees.
for today, breezy windy at times especially around the midday and afternoon hours. nuisance winds, not damaging winds. like i said cool temperatures this week. they arrive on wednesday. keeping a close eye on friday showers in the forecast. some computer models want to bring in snow. is that going to happen? it's a few days away but we continue to track it. right now, calling for showers in the forecast. your outlook for today, if you are headed to the st. patrick's day parade breezy and cool. a sweatshirt and jacket taking the kids to the playground. good day to get fresh air. heading to one of the ski resorts as the ski season comes to a close. for the most part good skiing conditions there. so all in all, the weather for the most part cooperating, dealing with the nuisance winds. temperatures now are in the 40s. 48 is the temperature now in washington.
this is what it's going to feel like throughout the day today when you do factor in the winds. 8:00 a.m. feeling like temperatures are around 43 degrees. by noon feeling like temperatures are low to mid-40s. getting into the afternoon hours, this is when it will be the warmest. feeling like temperatures are around 50. 51 in washington at 3:00 p.m. then that same feel lingers on into the early evening hours. feeling like 44 in gaithersburg at 6:00 p.m. 47 at the river. school day forecast tomorrow monday chilly at the bus stop. jacket the kids are wearing today, put it on them tomorrow. recess plenty of clouds but overall temperatures are warmer. the temperatures are nice. dismissal, it will be comfortable. here is a look at the high temperature in your neighborhood from 63 in hagerstown to 68 in frederickburg. ten degrees warmer than today. then on tuesday, st. paddy's
day, breezy a high of 55 degrees. a weak cold front moves through on tuesday. that means it's going to bring the breezy conditions plenty of clouds. we can't rule out an isolated shower. no severe weather in the forecast. it's not gorgeous either. we'll take it. then the cooler weather sets in. wednesday, a high of 49 degrees. sunny skies. plenty of sun around on tuesday. a high of 52. friday the day we are keeping a close eye on with a chance of rain. spring starts in the evening with a high of 53. if we are talking about cool as 50s, i'll takelet. coming up a woman goes into her doctors office to deliver her baby. see what happened next when the doctor didn't show up. stay with us.
figure out where they are heading. they are impressive in the first season. maryland came one win away from the conference championship game but couldn't make it a third straight win against michigan state. despite the loss this team looking on the bright side. >> the great thing, we got better this week. we got better in practice more physical. this game will help us lead into the tournament. on the woman's side the american university eagles punch their ticket to the big dance. first time in school history that's happened. winning the championship over lehigh. they will find out their destiny tomorrow. he's going to church after the wizards came back from a deficit. a high 13 three-pointers. 113-97. next up the portland trail blazers. they take them on tomorrow.
don't forget agent vcu and the atlantic ten championship today. that's a look at your morning sports. hope your sunday is a good one. well today you can do something for someone else. it is good deeds day. the jewish federation of greater washington is putting on the event based on the idea that every single person can do something good. all around the area thousands of volunteers take part in activities like preparing and serving lunch to the homeless. >> you look very nice today. that's my good deed. >> like wise. >> there we go. >> adam is done. >> i'll see what else i can do. this morning, a bouncing baby newborn is alive add well. his mother went into labor in the doctors office. >> the problem, the doctor wasn't there yet. >> reporter: she had what most moms consider easy labor. >> it happened so fast. we got there at 11:30.
he was out by 11:50. >> reporter: she wasn't at the hospital she was at her doctors office for a routine appointment. her water broke and he made his debut. >> his head was hanging there. he was ready. he was ready. my husband, yeah i'm surprised he didn't hit the floor. >> reporter: her obgyn was stuck at the medical center. she decided to face time her medical assistants. her husband held up the cell phone as she gave medical assistants step by step instructions. >> instructed them on how to cut the cord and make sure the sides were clamped properly. thanks to face time. the technology helped. >> thank god, everything worked out fine and mommy and baby are doing great.
>> she never delivered a baby or used face time. they admit, the birth has given her a new outlook on technology. >> i remember having a beeper. if you go back that far, what would have happened then. >> my goodness. >> the baby is none the wiser. he's sleeping. >> great. much more ahead on news 4 today. >> that includes an hour-by-hour look at your forecast with amelia segal. stay with us. skippy!! yippee!! fun fun fun! shiny! you never listen! what? is someone talking? ♪ skippy!! ♪ ♪ yippee!! ♪ i'm bored.
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right now on news 4 today, it's the last weekend of winter yeah. the winds will be picking up. we are tracking when the gusts will be an issue. the devastating after math of a category 5 cyclone in a pacific island nation. time to go green. the st. patrick's day parade. there are closures you need to know about. welcome, i'm adam tuss. >> new this morning, a small earthquake rattled a few people overnight in virginia. >> the mag tuesday 2.8 earthquake hit at 2:30 this morning. there have been no reports of injuries. amelia segal is here and she can
tell you about what happened and where it happened and give the forecast for the day. >> good morning. this earthquake happened well south of the d.c. metro area around the fredericksburg area. now, 2.8 manager tud earthquake typically means people felt it but unlikely there was damage. we'll update you on the story if we get more information. on to the weather. temperatures are chilly in the 40s. 45 is the temperature in washington. 48 in leesburg. 39 degrees in culpeper inside the beltway. winds are calm. areas north and west noticing the winds picking up gusting to 20 miles an hour in gaithersburg. breezy this morning. clouds will be decreasing throughout the day today. here is the latest satellite and radar imagery. you can see plenty of clouds across the area now. by the midday and afternoon hours, plenty of sunshine.
kristin? >> all right. that's good to hear. thank you, amelia. new this morning, we are working to find out what caused a crash between two police cruisers in d.c. it happened on south capitol street around i street southeast. police are telling us no one was seriously hurt. we hope to update the story as we learn more throughout the morning. some of you have a scary story to tell after a man collapsed while singing the national anthem at a basketball game. it happened at the xfinity center. a basketball game was about to take place. medics rushed on to the scene. >> all of a sudden he came to a loss of words and you could see him fall down and collapse. it was like total chaos. >> hows of people in the crowd finished the song for the man. you can hear it in this clip. we are told the man was conscious when taken to the hospital.
right now, we are working to find out his name. today, you will see a lot of green along the national mall to celebrate st. patrick's day. the 44th annual parade will step off at noon. this year the theme is irish heart in the nation's capitol. here is the look at the route. goes down constitution avenue between 7th and 17th street. st. paddy's day is on tuesday. dominion power is doing cable repairs on route one near bluemont avenue. the president is telling the senate to back off from iran negotiations. we do not believe the country's interests are served by attempts to weigh in prematurely on this sensitive, ongoing international negotiation. last week, republican senators sent a letter to leaders in iran
saying any deal with the u.s. might be struck down by congress. the white house says any interference could end the attempts to prevent iran from developing nuclear weapons. breaking news in pakistan. bombs killed multiple people praying at a church. sunday services were under way when bombs went off. the most recent report says ten people died. 40 were hurt. it happened sometime after 4:00 a.m. our time. a group related to the taliban claimed responsibility for the attacks. more u.s. -- no final decision has been made, leaders say the obama administration is rethinking plans to cut the number of troops in afghanistan by the end of the year. military leaders argued for more troops to go after what's left of al qaeda and track isis militants. 2,000 u.s. troops are doing counterterrorism missions in afghanistan. >> everything is back to normal
at dulles international airport after a power outage. two surges cut the electricity in the terminal. it didn't affect flights. united airlines delayed their departures. it lasted about three hours. we are learning more about the damage from one of the pacific ocean's most powerful storms ever. cyclone pam brought death and destruction to a tiny nation of vanuatu east of australia. nbcs kelly has more on the damage left in pam's path. >> reporter: the first images from the battered south pacific islands. homes ripped apart. trees shredded. sailboats shoved ashore. the island slammed by 168-mile-an-hour winds. >> the wind was so strong. then the wind started to come in and everything the glass windows smashed to the floor.
>> reporter: the united nation's children's agency says half the population was affected by cyclone pam. more than 100,000 people including 54,000 children. unconfirmed reports of villages wiped out and dozens dead. >> the wind is howling through the bedroom. >> reporter: this woman from unicef recorded this. >> this isn't fun. all i can do is think about people in vanuatu. this is going to be a horrific disaster. we need your help. >> reporter: the president is asking other countries for aid. >> i'm speaking with you today with a heart that is heavy. >> reporter: this image was taken just before the category 5 storm reached the capitol of port villa. the pacific island nation was a vulnerable target with homes
made of wood and tin and few places strong enough to survive the storm. with power out and phone lines down the full extent of the damage is not clear. relief agencies are preparing for a major rescue operation. nbc news, london. coming up in the week ahead, street sweeping starts back up in the district tomorrow. you have to start following the red and white parking signs or risk towing or a $45 fine. the d.c. public of department pushes it back twice fwr the snow to melt. a virginia couple will be in court for attacking another couple. married attorneys of springfield are accused of assaulting her former boss and his wife last year after she was fired. thursday the case of a man charged with three murdered in alexandria will be in court. they will discuss whether he's competent to stand trial.
he's accused of killing three people over a span of ten years. a race car flips, breaks in half and catches fire on the tracks. all caught on camera. what happened next to the driver will make your jaw drop. going to get breezy later. amelia is keeping a close eye on your friday. the free event happening in d.c. that's attracting acts like no doubt and mary j. blige. that's coming up. stay with us.
this morning, we want you to look at this video out of kentucky where you can see a train smashed into a car. four people were inside the car, two of them died the others in critical condition right now. the car was totalled. for some reason the driver ran through the signal as the train was coming.
landslide damaged homes in charleston west virginia. bulldozers were brought in to clear debris. crews worried about further slippage. it forced several people from their homes. >> whoa! >> believe it or not, someone actually walked away from this crash. larry dixon is a driver for the national hot rod association. yesterday, during a race in gainesville, florida, the top fuel car broke in half literally, at 280 miles an hour. the two pieces of the car went flying before crashing on the track. now, dixon, himself, describing the crash, said it was like a roller coaster ride that just flew off the track. dixon said he isn't sure what caused the accident or whether he'll be able to race today. today will be dry, but a
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riders have been lucky, so far. about 6:00 at night at the east falls church station, this rider doesn't realize he's getting too close to the moving train. he hits the train, then the platform. if that wasn't bad enough he got a ticket. >> he falls on the platform and was found there several minutes later by transit police and was clearly intoxicated. he did get a citation. >> he's lucky that's all he got. he was not seriously hurt. then sunday march 1st a frightening incident on the flat form. take a look at the bottom left of your screen. a metro rider stumbling around the platform trying to get on the train as the doors open. then he falls in between two trains. passengers try to get the attention of the train operator. within seconds, the train starts moving. marco is the man in the video waving his hands and putting his hands in disbelief as the train pulls away.
we showed him the video today, the first time he's seen it. >> i looked down. >> reporter: it turns out, this rider was lucky. he managed to crawl into a space known as the area of refuge. >> the train rolled away. seemed like it was taking forever to leave the station. we walk up and look over the edge. he was alive. >> reporter: the man refused help and walked away. metro says you can be too drunk to ride. metro says it's important for riders to monitor themselves and look out for their friends. for the first time in nearly 70 years, a bald eagle's nest with eggs is at the national arboretum in d.c. leaders say they are not sure how many eggs are in the nest. they could hatch as early as this week. you can see the eagles fly to
and from the nest on the lot on m street. the last known nest at the arboretum was 1947. >> cool. star power coming to d.c. for earth day. this story has more than 900 likes on the nbc washington facebook page. the global citizen 2015 earth daikon sert will feature no doubt, usher, fallout boy, mary j. blige. will.i.am will host it. >> by then it should feel pleasant outside. we are getting there. we are getting there. >> by then the cherry blossoms should be out. >> a nice time for a concert. >> winter is dwindling down. spring starts on friday this upcoming week. it took forever for winter to get here and held on. >> i think you need to be in storm team 4 one more time. >> feeling that is going to happen. at least one more time. the weather having relatively low impact on your day today.
morning clouds will give way to more sunshine for the midday and afternoon hours. also, it's breezy this morning. those are nuisance things we are dealing with. in rain or snow in the forecast. if you are traveling, dry roads for you. if you are heading out and about to get errands done a jacket some sunglasses you will be fine. going for the jog outside, the spring running gear is what you will need. long sleeves and you will be okay. temperatures coming in in the 40s. 41 in college park and bowie. 40 degrees in camp springs. we warm up with high temperatures around 50 degrees in the suburbs and 55 for those of you in the beltway and areas to the south. current winds not an issue around d.c. manassas and camp springs, you can see to the west tracking breezy conditions in leesburg. everybody is noticing the winds
midday and afternoon today. this is sky cast 4 starting you off at 11:00 a.m. where the st. patrick's day parade will take place on constitution avenue. the parade is under way at noon. clouds continue to break up. you can see that here. you'll want the sunglasses and a jacket if you are headed to the parade. temperatures at noon around 51 degrees. warm up quickly to the early afternoon hours. we are looking at a temperature of 55 degrees as clouds continue to break up. now, as we look to today, the high temperature in your neighborhood 51 in hagerstown. 57 in la play da and 56 in washington. a little cooler than yesterday. we are dealing with rain yesterday. no rain today. for tomorrow it's warmer. a high temperature of 64 degrees. 7:00 a.m. a chilly start. temperature around 40. 30s in the suburbs. plenty of clouds tomorrow. partly to mostly cloudy skies midday hours. temperature of 51.
60s for the afternoon and evening hours. i love that it's 7:00 p.m. the sun will be out. hints of sun, at least. a temperature of 62 degrees. as you get off work the kids get done with after school activities you can still enjoy time outside walking the dog. won't take place in brutal conditions. tuesday, breezy. a weak cold front moves through the area on tuesday. we'll have plenty of cloudiness around. isolated shower. a 20% chance that happens. noticing the winds more so in the afternoon hours. no severe weather in the forecast. it's not going to be a picture perfect day, either. all in all, not bad for march. wednesday, this is when cooler temperatures arrive. a high of 49 degrees. our average high is 57. plenty of sunshine. then it's still cool on thursday with a high of 52. spring begins on friday. with that there's a chance of rain.
i'm keeping a close eye on friday. some computer models want to mix in snow with the rain north and west of the area. right now, only showers continue to track that. we'll give you updated throughout the morning and tonight as well. >> no snow. >> no snow. >> coming up, how this pair of sneakers is unique to the district and indicator that spring is near. >> this day and age, we share just about everything to make extra cash. some people share cars and houses. it might be costing you more than you think. we'll explain.
if you are one of the growing number of people sharing your car or home for a profit those activities could be coming at a cost. >> that's right. it is a literal cost. extra money on your insurance. mary thompson tells us what companies are doing in the new sharing economy. >> reporter: the ride sharing service uber makes a million trips a day covering ground and providing insurers fertile ground for new coverage. >> it could be huge especially on the auto insurance side. >> reporter: among the insurers with targeted policies for uber are metlife, geico and usaa. >> exclusions against carrying passengers for a fee. that's why there is a gray area
between personal and commercial coverages for this type of activity. we hope to bridge the gap between those two types of coverage. >> for insurers, a huge opportunity opportunity. they expect it will grow to $335 billion in 2025 from $15 billion in 2014. along with drivers, homeowners who rent their homes and individuals providing pick up and delivery services may need additional insurance, too. to make sure you are covered before your share your car, home or time picking up goods for others the insurance information institute says pick up the phone. >> the first call has to be to your insurance company. explain what you are doing. >> air b & b, your insurance company may require additional coverage like a landlord policy.
individuals delivering groceries for instacart may want to look at investing in a business owner's policy. this is meant to protect the person profiting from sharing. >> you wonder what you are going to share next right? >> what is next. >> homes, cars. i don't know. we'll see. >> you have to be careful doing it. in more ways than one. coming up a dispute over a dirty dorm room at a maryland college escalates. >> what a roommate did that landed him in handcuffs. a bus full of people falling off a cliff. >> what to expect in your forecast on the first day of spring. 7:26.
looking at your top stories right now, d.c. police say no one was seriously hurt when two police cars crashed. it happened on south capitol street and i street two hours ago. we are working to find out the cause of the accident right now. expect road closures around the national mall. the 44th annual st. patrick's day parade steps off at noon. the theme is irish heart. the parade goes down constitution avenue between 7th and 17th street northwest. st. paddy's day is tuesday. winds will be an issue later today. look at the flag outside our studios whipping there. a live picture at this last
sunday of winter. yesterday, we were talking about the rain. today, we are drying off with breezy weather. >> that's fine by me. amelia segal is in for chuck. will we see sun today? >> we are going to see sun in the midday and afternoon hours. right now, plenty of clouds around the area. a low to moderate impact on your day because of the breezy windy conditions at times, creating a nuisance if you wanted to enjoy time outdoors. you can get outside, get fresh air. clouds will be decreasing during the morning hours. right now, the temperature is 45 degrees. not tracking wind gusts at reagan just yet. north and west gusts anywhere from 15 to 30 miles an hour. everybody will notice the winds increasing in your neighborhood and again, breezy to windy at times. no power outages, no downed trees, just an annoyance with the weather. here is your hour-by-hour
forecast. 50 degrees. by 2:00 p.m. continue to climb to 55. temperatures tomorrow kristin, they are going to be warmer. we'll let you know by how much in a bit. >> thank you so much amelia. we are following a developing story in southern brazil. a tour bus plunged into a ravine killing 51 people on board. rescue crews were trying to get to survivors and recover bodies several hours after the bus plunged 1300 feet off the cliff. investigators say the bus driver may have lost control on a curve. in maryland a van ran over a little girl while crossing the street with her grandmother. she was only 2 years old. she didn't survive the crash. her grandmother was hit, too. she was in the hospital this morning. the accident happened in bowie as they were going left on i-197. >> we saw the debris path.
you know it's just a shame. people really do need to slow down here. yeah. pay more attention. >> now, police say the person driving the van did stay there on the scene. >> we now know the names of two men d.c. police say robbed several banks. the fbi is investigating whether thomas george and dewitt hall are the so-called black hat bandits. a string of robberies involve men with fake beards black masks and hats. they caught them after a robbery in northwest d.c. a college student is recovering in a hospital. his roommate is accused of stabbing him. it happened in baltimore. they were arguing over how clean their room was when one stabbed the other with a pair of scissors. the student is expected to survive. this morning, investigators are trying to figure out what a
person was doing on the tracks when a marc train hit and killed them. it happened near the marc station in baltimore county. 300 people were on the train or the 300 people on the train were transferred to an amtrak train. the name of the person who was killed has not been released. today's spotsylvania sheriff's deputies will work to keep you safe at the mall. an active shooter drill at the town center mall. the drill will begin at 8:00 p.m. in the week ahead, prince charles and dutchess camilla will be in washington. they arrive tuesday. wednesday, they stop at the memorials. on thursday they will meet with president obama. another name entering the race for a congressional seat in maryland. according to "the washington post," democratic state delegate is planning to run for donna edwards seat and will announce her plans this week.
she joins glen ivy and anthony brown in the group vying for edward's seat. edward's is running for the senate seat. in the midst of all the party, the archbishop of washington will celebrate a special mass for the patron saint of ireland. they will hold a mass for st. patrick tuesday morning at 11:00. this is video of last year's mass. it will be at the catholic church on 10th street in northwest. coming up what do you want to be when you grow up? the wrong answer from your student could cost you thousands of dollars. how to avoid a major mistake. danger after lift off. what a passenger caught on camera that forlsed an emergency landing. stay with us.
announcer: you are watching news 4 today. well a blowout forced a united airlines plane to make an emergency landing in denver colorado. watch closely. you can see when the tire hits pavement. it's totally shredded. this is cell phone video of the emergency landing. the flight was on the way to kansas city. shortly after take off, the tire blew and pilots forced to bring the plane down. the runway closed temporarily while crews towed the plane off. dangerous flooding in ohio following the record snowfall this winter. >> huge chunks of ice are flowing through the rivers. today, the rivers are expected to hit their highest levels as stephanie gosk shows us they are alarmingly high. >> reporter: what happens when you take all that ice and add all this rain? rivers can't handle the pressure. in vermilion, ohio water is
spilling over the banks and keeps rising. it's closing roads an invading homes. >> it came inside my house, about three feet in my house. destroying everything. i'm terrified. >> reporter: all along major rivers from up state new york to louisiana, there are flood alerts. the region experienced record breaking cold and must deal with a potentially dangerous thaw. >> we haven't seen thing this bad in a long time. >> reporter: river ice can be an enemy. ice breaks up and large chunks create jams. the water has no place to go but up and over the banks. when the jam breaks free ice on the move can be destructive. >> the concern is for businesses and homes on the ohio river. >> reporter: ohio is feeling the brunt of the thaw. the bitter cold may be over but the winter woes won't let go. stephanie gosk nbc news new york. here in our region dealing
morning, flood warnings across the midwest and the south this morning. rising temperatures melting the ice and snow which is leading to a very dangerous situation in a number of areas. we'll have the latest on that. also where in the world is vladimir putin. rumors are flying about the where abouts of the russian leader. we'll look at that. a documentary has people wondering whether an ak centric millionaire could be behind bars. he's back in the news after film makers uncovered what many see as a key piece of evidence that could tie him to an unsolved murder in los angeles. we are joined by the former prosecutor who hunted him for years over a different case. the disappearance of his young wife here in new york. then a big turn. we have an inspiring story of getting healthy again. it's a dog. there he is. dennis the daschund at his
worst. he lot 80% of hi body weight. he went on a crazy diet. when we get started on a sunday morning here on "today." >> that's awesome. svelt. >> we can't wait to see him again. >> thank you. right now, high school students are considering colleges and college students are deciding on their majors. more than half will change their focus at least once before graduating and a chance to find a job in their field is slim. how you can choose your career path the way you find love online. >> reporter: college classes can be stressful. deciding on a major is often what causes the most angty. kimberly can relate. the georgetown sophomore took two years to settle on business. >> when it comes to a major, i'm
interested in many things. it's a struggle to pin it down. >> reporter: many other students feel the pressure. >> the timing is right. >> reporter: joseph was the ceo and runs university of research and review. through a website, a team of higher education specialists help anyone find their best fit by asking a series of multiple choice questions like would you rather build a space vehicle, work as a doctor in a medical clinic or teach kindergarten? the answers are evaluated. like online dating there's a science behind making the perfect match. >> into a system with alga rhythms. >> the results take a few days to come back. this is what you get. a list of careers and yumpbts. >> i have seen statistics if you switch majors it adds $40,000
to $50,000. it goes to debt. >> reporter: the federal reserve bank of new york found 27% of people with an undergraduate degree are working in their field of study. a career builder survey shows 32% of workers have ever had a job matching their major. the online questionnaire may improve the statistics. career counselors say it shouldn't be the only factor you consider. >> these are a guide, a tool they are not black and white, right? this gives you a range of options to explore. >> reporter: kimberly agrees. she tried a different, but similar survey that didn't quite hit the bulls eye. >> the questionnaire itself makes you consider it and think about what you want to do. it doesn't quite give you the result you think it will. >> reporter: the outcome may be a surprise but you may find it worth exploring.
>> interesting. the man who led the campaign to legalize marijuana in the district is getting a special honor. they added d.c. license plate 420 in honor of the drug. it was behind the ballot initiative that passed last november. spring is less than a week away. just days away. there is a reminder out there on a pair of shoes. take a look. they have cherry blossoms on them. adidas and robok made a pair. the j wall 1 shoe will cost about $115 available starting friday the first day of spring. >> j wall is that john wall? >> yes. >> very nice. >> i looked up the rebok ones and they are only offered in mens. i don't like that. >> we have to fix that. >> they are neat. they have the d.c. flag on them. the insole has the monument on
it. >> there are serious sneaker heads out there. people love them and have closets full of them. i'm sure a lot of people will get them. >> on friday that's the day out of the next seven that is the most mysterious if you will as far as the weather is concerned. that's when spring starts in the evening. there eels a chance of showers in the forecast. there's a slight chance we could see a mix, too, as rain begins. we are going to continue to keep an eye on that right now. i think we will only see showers, but if you are a snow hater, you don't want to think about it or talk about it the day to keep an eye on is friday. that's a weather headline. the other two, one today, breezy and windy at times throughout the day midday and afternoon hours, we see more sunshine. then for this week starting wednesday, on into friday cooler temperatures across the area. your outlook for today, the weather cooperating, just the nuisance winds. if you are headed to the st. patrick's day parade downtown
that starts at noon breezy and cool you will be fine. if you are heading to the playground with the kids going skiing slushy snow temperatures above freezing. one of the last weeks to head to a local ski resort. all in all, not too bad. a high temperature of 55 means we will be slightly cooler than yesterday. temperatures right now are in the 40s. 45 in washington and gaithersburg. 47 in martinsburg and plenty of clouds across the area. when you factor in the winds, you deal with a windchill factor. 9:00 a.m. temperatures only around 40 degrees. noon feeling like temperatures are in the low to mid-40s. 46 in washington at that point. getting into the afternoon hours, 3:00 this is when it will be the warmest, feeling 150i in washington and 52 in manassas then it continues to feel like temperatures are in the upper 40s or 50 degrees into the early evening hours. school day forecast for the kids
tomorrow chilly at the bus stop. typical spring like start to the day. recess plenty of clouds comfortable temperatures and dismissal. it will be awesome. the playground will be packed tomorrow. look at the high temperatures from 67 in culpeper to 64 in washington and 62 for those of you in gaithersburg. unfortunately, tomorrow there will be plenty of clouds. still, with a high of 64 we'll take it. typically, the high is 57 degrees. st. paddy's day on tuesday, a high temperature of 55 degrees. tracking a weak system moving through the area. temperatures are cooler with plenty of clouds. as the cold front moves through, we can't rule out an isolated shower. 20% chance that happens. no severe weather in the forecast. it's not going to be a perfect ten. not bad, though. wednesday, these are when the cooler temperatures start. a high of 49. thursday, a high of 50. friday a high of 53. a chance of rain and isolated
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the doctors office. >> the problem was, the doctor wasn't there, yet. lori explains what the doctor did to ensure a safe delivery. >> reporter: she had what most moms consider easy labor. >> it happened so fast. got there at 11:30 and he was out by 11:50. >> reporter: she wasn't at the hospital she was at the doctors for a routine appointment. her water broke. >> his head was hanging there. yes, he was ready. he was ready. my husband, yeah, i'm surprised he didn't hit the floor. >> reporter: her obgyn was stuck at the medical center. with little time to spare, she face timed her medical assistants. they held up the cell phone during the delivery and gave the assistants step by step instructions. >> told them how to clamp the
cord and cut it make sure it's clamped property. >> i was a little nervous, but thank god, thank you to the lord that everything worked out fine and mommy and baby are doing great. >> reporter: until thursday, she never delivered a baby or used face time. the birth gave her a new outlook on technology. >> i remember having a beeper. if you go back that far, what we did then. you know? >> a beeper? why not morse code. deliver the baby. that's funny. it's insane. it points to the benefits of technology you know? if you can't be there do your thing. >> there you go. the baby peacefully sleeping. >> mom and baby are doing fine. that's great. today, you can do something for someone else. today is good deeds day. the jewish federation of greater
washington is putting on the event based on the idea every single person can do something good. why not? around the area thousands of volunteers will prepare and serve lunch to the homeless. here are four things you need to know before you head out the door. the 44th annual st. patrick's day parade at noon between 7th and 17th street. streits around the national mall will be closed. a small town recovering from cyclone pam. it's preventing officials from figuring out how many people have been killed. crews are trying to find people that may be trapped inside a tour bus in southern brazil. investigators say the bus driver may have lost control on a curve. >> street sweeping starts up in the district tomorrow. follow the red and white parking signs or risk a $45 fine.
good selection sunday morning, everyone. the maryland terrapins will have to wait until this evening to figure out where they are heading. the terps impressive in their first season. maryland came one win away from the conference championship game but couldn't make it a third straight win against michigan state, despite the loss this team looking on the bright side heading into the tournament. >> we got better this week. better in practice more physical. >> on the woman's side eagles punched their ticket to the big dance. first time in school history that happened. winning the patriot championship over lehigh. au will find out their destiny tomorrow. going to church today after the wizards came back from a 21-point deficit against the kings. they hit a season high against sacramento. the wizards with a 37-point turn
around. they take it 113-97. next up for them the portland trail blazers. they take them on tomorrow. the bcu championship game later today against dayton. that's a look at morning sports. hope your sunday is a good one. the sunday forecast what can you expect? >> dry, breezy windy, a high of 55. >> we'll take that. that's it for news 4 today. thank you for joining us. thanks to kristin for being here. >> we'll be back at 9:00. see you then. .
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good morning. scares in the sky. >> good morning, scares in the sky. dramatic landing saturday for denver and chicago. passengers inside the plane racing. it's all captured on video. we'll show you those tense moments. a freight train plows into a car, killing two inside the vehicle. the fourth train accident in recent weeks. palin family webs. sarah palin's daughter engaged to an american hero. who the former governor is saying about her daughter's fiance. a diet for the dogs. chowing down on burgers and pizza.